Target 3-Understanding the Alphabet (page 29)
1.M1:My name is Tomas, t-0-m-a-s. I use the Spanish spelling.
WI: Oh, without the h.
2.Wi: I live af 534 Maine Avenue. That’s Maine with an “e” on the end.
M1. with an e. Not like Main Street with no e.
3.MI:Is that Patty, p-a-t-T-Y?
Wi:No, with an i. Pa t-t-i.
4.Wi:Excuse me. You spelled my family name wrong. It’s Roberts. The last letter is s.
Mi:Oh, I’m sorry. I thought you said Robertson.
5.Mi:All right then, you live in the city of Springfield
Wi:No, that’s Springvale, v-a-l-e.
Wi:OK, that’s Mr Nixon, n-i-x…
Mi:No, no, no Dixson, d-1-3-5-0-n.
MI: If you’re paying by credit card, I’ll need your full name,
WI: Sure. It’s Miranda Green. That’s m-i-r-a-n-d-a.
MI: A-n-d a Great. And what’s your credit card number?
MI: 2-1-8. OK, you wanted two tickets, right?
8.WiI’m looking up the number of the Bijou Theater. How do you spell that? With a g?
Mi:No, with a j. It’s B-1-j-o-u.
Wi:B-i-j….Found it. Write this number down for me: 2-3-2-5-4-double 8.
MI: Let me just get your name. That was Miss Roberta Johnson.
WI: Not Johnson, Janson. With an a h-a-n-s-o-n.
Ml: S-0-n. Got it Now I can give you toom 203. It’s small but has a nice view. That room
is only 245 pounds a night.
Wl: I’d really prefer a larger room I don’t mind paying for it.
MI:Room 304 is the biggest we have available at the moment. It’s 335 pounds a night.
WI:That’s fine. I’ll take it.
10.WI: All right mr.park.may I have your address?
Ml: It’s 75 String Street. That’s String Street S-t-r-i-n-g.
WI:That’s an unusual name for a street Well, would you like a seat near the front of
more towards the middle?
M1:I’d like to be as close to the front as possible Row B or C would be best.
Wi:I can give you row B. Seat number 15 B.
Mi:Fifteen B. Perfect
11.WI:Good evening, class. Welcome to Introduction to Economics. I’m your instructor, Dr.
Willard. That’s W-i-double l-a-1-d. Please don’t hesitate to ask for help if you need it. My
office hours are Tuesday and Thursday from three to five. My office is here in this build-
ing. It’s office number 70, on the first floor.
12.MI: Thank you for the opportunity to speak tonight about my passion, wildflowers. If
anyone in the audience would like to know more about the subject, I recommend
contacting the Wildflower Society. They’re at 17-oh-five State Street in Landover.
That’s L-a-n-d-o-v-e-I. Landover. They issue a number of interesting publications
and also host several events each year for wildflower enthusiasts.